The Motivation Issue
No. 3
Vol. 24
Jan/Feb 2022

In this latest edition of The Dramatist, Blossom Johnson, Jeremy Geragotelis, Brianna Barrett, TS Hawkins, and Psalmayene 24 reflect on the COVID-19 pandemic’s lasting impact, while Amelia French concocts a recipe for motivation. Guild members take to Twitter to share what keeps them motivated, and Chisa Hutchinson moderates a roundtable featuring S.M. Shephard-Massat, Carson Grace Becker, MJ Kaufman, Guadalís Del Carmen, Ben Krywosz, and Amrita Ramanan, who have made it their mission to provide dramatists the tools, space, and resources they need to create art. Also in this issue, Lily Dwoskin and Jordan K. Stovall look to the past and future of End of Play.®, Keenan Scott II answers “Ten Questions,” Anita Gonzalez discusses “What I'm Teaching Now,” and Larry Dean Harris explains “Why I Joined the Guild.”

THE DRAMATIST is the official journal of the Dramatists Guild of America, the professional organization of playwrights, composers, lyricists, and librettists. It is made possible by funding from the Council of the Dramatists Guild of America, a generous gift from the JOHN LOGAN FOUNDATION through a grant from the Dramatists Guild Foundation, and contributions from Guild members LIKE YOU.

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is a playwright, performer, and visual artist from Portland, Oregon. Her plays have been published by Samuel French and developed with LineStorm Playwrights at Artists Repertory Theatre. In 2021, she created a podcast based on her solo show True Love and Other Noncommunicable Diseases with Bag & Baggage Productions.


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